FOX10 News Black History Moments celebrates Mobile native Vivian Malone.

Born in Mobile in 1942, 21 years later, Malone became the first black woman to register at the University of Alabama.

Despite facing death threats, Malone persisted; becoming the first black person to graduate from Alabama in 1965. 

Learn more about black history contributions at

You can also, visit the Dora Franklin Finley African-American Heritage Trails. The trails' primary objective is to share Mobile's multicultural legacy.

"You can't know where you're going until you know where you've been," was the motto of the trail founder, Dora Franklin Finley. Information can be found at and on the organization's Facebook page,

To book a tour, please call (251) 725-2236.

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